World Events will fly the flag for UK at EIBTM awards

World Events is the only UK agency shortlisted for the EIBTM 2009 Meetings and Incentive Industry Awards.

World Events' annual conference in July 2009
World Events' annual conference in July 2009

The shortlist, published today, shows the agency is one four organisations in the running to win EIBTM's inaugural sustainable initiative of the year award, alongside Adelaide Convention Bureau, Sydney Convention Bureau and Tourismus & Congress GMBH of Germany.

World Events is being considered for its annual conference in July. The event saw 120 staff take part in teambuilding activities to raise their awareness of BS8901 and other sustainability policies.

World Events sales and marketing director Mark Saxby said: "We're delighted that our efforts have been recognised in this way, and to be flying the flag for the UK is an additional honour."

The awards will be announced in Barcelona on 2 December and World Events is hoping to go one better than last year, when it was highly commended in EIBTM's best conference category.

Chair of the judging panel Jeremy Garbett said the quality of submissions in the new sustainability category proved the industry's commitment the concept.

The EIBTM 2009 Meetings and Incentives Awards shortslists are:

  • Best Special Event
  • Global Events  (Spain)
  • HAGAN INVENT GmbH & Co. Kg (Germany)
  • Ingsgluck Gesellschaft fur (Germany)
  • Tapahtumatekijat Oy (Finland)
  • Best Conference for more than 250 people
  • Face to Face GmbH (Germany)
  • Global Events (Madrid)
  • Inspiration (Sweden)
  • Torino Convention Bureau (Italy)
  • Best Conference for less than 250 people
  • Face to Face Gmbh (Germany)
  • The Event Company (Germany)
  • The Event Company (Germany)
  • Investments Employee Conference
  • VOKDAMS (Germany)
  • Best Product Launch
  • VOKDAMS (Germany)
  • Global Events (Spain)
  • Extraordinary Events (America)
  • Apple Tree Communication (Spain)
  • Best Incentive Programme
  • Grupo Pacifico (Spain)
  • EVT Marketing Group (Australia)
  • Harith Productions (US)
  • timm-events (Germany)
  • Sustainable Initiative of the Year
  • World Events (UK)
  • Adelaide Convention Bureau (Australia)
  • Sydney Convention Bureau (Australia)
  • Tourismus & Congres GmbH (Germany)
  • Best Destination Marketing Campaign
  • Sarawak Convention Bureau (Malaysia)
  • Tourism Australia (Australia)
  • Tourisme Montréal (Canada)

 

 

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